Criminal Appeal Lawyers Association hosts their annual conference to bring together all the lawyers, journalists, academics, civil servants and students who work on criminal appeals cases.
The conference will examine what role, if any, criminal appeals law plays in reforming our justice system. Taking the recent Supreme Court decision of R v Jogee as the starting point, speakers will look back at the criminal appeals cases that have made our justice system fairer and more accurate, as well as exploring upcoming strategic litigation.
Lord Toulson Justice of the Supreme Court, author of the Jogee decision will give the Key Note Speech.
Other speakers include Professor David Ormerod, Henry Blaxland QC & David Emanuel, Garden Court Chambers; Katy Thorne, Doughty Street; Georgina Meakin & Ruth Morgan, UCL Centre for Forensic Science; Simon Natas, ITN Solicitors; Sophie Walker, Centre for Criminal Appeals and Shauneen Lambe, Just for Kids Law.
All-day tea and coffee and Greek mezze lunch provided.
4.5 CPD points